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New Providence Lions Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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New Providence Lions will be hosting their 48th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th at 9 am at Oakwood Park. The hunt is for Pre-School, Kindergarten, First and Second graders. Please Help the Lions feed the Hungry! 

The Hunt will take place Rain or Shine! Participants are asked to bring a can or box of non-perishable food a local food pantry.

New Providence EMS and Fire Department with their trucks will be on hand and there will be hundreds of colored eggs to be found. The children who find the Gold and Silver eggs will receive chocolate bunnies.

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New Providence Lions Club President John Everitt said, “The Easter Egg Hunt has been a long standing tradition for the New Providence Lions Club. This year will be our 48th Egg Hunt and we’re all looking forward to having a good time with the children and their families.”

The Easter Bunny will arrive at 9:15 am to start the hunt. So bring your baskets and join us at the Easter Egg Hunt!

The New Providence Lions Club donates back to the community every dollar it collects. Being a Lion empowers you to help others in a way that no one person could alone. The Lions are dedicated to helping others. For more information please email info@nplions.org

Lions make a difference!

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